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Beware: Viruses hidden in résumés

Beware: Viruses hidden in résumés
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Hackers love it when they can break a company's security. That's because unlike getting into one person's computer, a company might unlock access to the information for hundreds, thousands or even millions of people.

Just look at the data breaches last year that exposed hundreds of millions of user records, including names, Social Security numbers, email addresses, phone numbers, credit and debit card numbers and more. It's a hacker's dream.

That's why hackers are always coming up with new ways to get around your company's defenses. I've told you how they can use LinkedIn to create spear phishing attacks that trick company employees into downloading viruses.

Now hackers have figured out another way to slip past a company's protections. And it's a serious concern for any business, large or small.

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